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Which seven-seaters have the easiest third-row access?

Here’s a list of practical family seven- or eight-seater cars that you do not have to remove a child seat to access the third row, as having to remove them in order to climb through to the third-row seats then that just really isn’t practical for any parent on a daily basis Read More

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2018 Kia Sorento Sport
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Which 7 seat SUVs will fit 3 child seats?

There are many seven or eight-seater SUV’s on the market today that you would presume you would be able to fit five child seats in, but as I have found in my testing this is not the case! Some will only hold three across the second-row of seats and they have no top tether or ISOFix in the third row at all. Read More

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Mazda CX-5
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Which 5 seat SUVs Will Fit 3 Child Seats?

There are many five-seat SUVs on the market today that have three top tether points across the rear seats. So you would presume you would be able to fit three child seats across the rear seats, but as I have found in my testing this is not the case! Read More

Adaptive headlights
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What are adaptive headlights?

Adaptive headlights give you a greater field of vision at night. The headlights automatically swivel as you turn the steering wheel to light the road in the direction you are travelling. This helps you see more of what might be around the corner as you are turning, it could be another car coming or a bike or a pedestrian. Read More

Parking sensors
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What are parking sensors?

Parking sensors detect obstacles when you’re maneuvering at slow speeds, like parking for example. This is usually accompanied by beeping sounds which become closer together or louder the nearer you get to the object until you are so close a solid sound and flashing red bars mean impact is imminent. Read More

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Forward collision warning
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What is Forward Collision Warning?

Forward collision warning helps prevent rear-end collisions by alerting the driver to a stopped car, object or impending collision ahead so that you can brake in time to avoid the collision or have slowed down and lessened the severity of an impact. Read More

Lane Keep Assist
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What is Lane Keep Assist?

Lane Keep Assist will steer your car back into your lane if it senses you start to drift out, often if you have not responded to a Lane Departure Warning alert via a visual display, a beep or alarm, or a vibration in your steering wheel or seat Read More

Rear cross traffic alert
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What is rear cross traffic alert?

Rear cross traffic alert warns you when traffic approaches from either side when you are reversing, which is especially useful when reversing out of a driveway or car parking spaces. Read More

Attention Assist
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What is drowsiness alert?

Drowsiness alert works by monitoring your driving, particularly your lane positioning using the lane departure warning system or by scanning your face for signs of drowsiness e.g.eye lids drooping, head bobbing etc. Read More

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Auto emergency braking (AEB)
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What is AEB or Auto Emergency Braking?

Auto emergency braking applies the car’s brakes for you, hopefully bringing you to a stop so you miss the obstacle or it lessens the severity of the crash if it can’t fully stop you in time. Read More

Lane departure warning
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What is lane departure warning?

If you unintentionally drift out of your lane, or change lanes without indicating then lane departure warning will warn you either visibly by flashing an icon on your driver’s or head-up display or you may hear a beep or alarm to warn you, or you may feel a vibration in the steering wheel or in your seat. Read More